Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Gas odor delays start of classes in Salem

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent When Salem Grade School staff members arrived at school on Jan. 5, some thought something smelled funny. They thought they smelled natural gas in the north side of the building. And then they thought they didn’t. It was an elusive smell, but a concerning smell. So […]

 
 

Four challengers force a primary

Two incumbents seeking re-election By Jason Arndt Staff Writer For the first time in more than a decade, there will be a local primary election in the Village of Twin Lakes. The primary comes after six candidates, including two incumbents, filed for candidacy with the Lakewood School Board. Candidates for […]

 
 

Health officials confirm whooping cough at Wilmot High

Health officials confirm whooping cough at Wilmot High

Kenosha County health officials are investigating a case of pertussis, or whooping cough, at Wilmot Union High School. Kira Krause, Public Health Nurse of Kenosha County, confirmed the school reported a case of the respiratory disease, per Wisconsin State Statute. The respiratory disease affects the respiratory tract, which starts with […]

 
 

Let there be ice!

Let there be ice!

Volunteers get busy in Silver Lake By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The weather finally cooperated and more than 20 volunteers converged on Schmalfeldt Park in Silver Lake recently to build an ice skating rink. The rink was the brainchild of Park Commission member Alan Dunski, according to Village Trustee and commission […]

 
 

Twin Lakes man formally charged in beating

Twin Lakes man formally charged in beating

He was staying at residence with victim’s daughter By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A 25-year-old Twin Lakes man was formerly charged Friday in Kenosha County Circuit Court with felony aggravated battery, use of a dangerous weapon and domestic abuse in connection with a brutal Christmas morning beating. Alexander Garcia, accused […]

 
 

Lakewood School unveils new gym

Lakewood School unveils new gym

Facility hosted first game Tuesday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A new gymnasium greeted nearly 400 Lakewood School students and staff Monday on their return from holiday break. The project that began in April included new band and art rooms, and heating and air conditioning upgrades, with a cost of […]

 
 

Village crews have no trouble cleaning up after snowstorm

Process was smooth despite staffing By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After 5 inches of snow blanketed the Village of Twin Lakes last week, a short-handed Department of Public Works needed 96 hours to clean 33 miles of village roads, according to Village Administrator Jennifer Frederick. The village, which typically has […]

 
 

Lady Panthers roar past Union Grove

Lady Panthers roar past Union Grove

Wilmot takes control of SLC By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In a clash for first place in the Southern Lakes Conference, the Lady Panthers roared through a 10-point deficit to defeat host Union Grove Tuesday, to take sole possession of the SLC. The 50-45 victory snapped a two-game losing streak […]

 
 

Bills for address signs due Feb. 8

Bills for address  signs due Feb. 8

Twin Lakes homeowners to pay $31 Twin Lakes property owners have until Feb. 8 to pay a $31 fee associated with the purchase and installation of uniform address signs on galvanized steel posts. The separate invoice was sent to property owners along with the village’s sewer bill in late December. […]

 
 

Panthers streak stopped short in Onalaska

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Lady Panthers had one humbling challenge after another in their two road games against both a girls basketball sectional finalist and state title winner from last year’s WIAA tournament. Wilmot Union High School entered its Dec. 29 meeting at Onalaska, but could not withstand […]

 
 
 
 
 

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